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FOX
Nov 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
both president obama and mitt romney crisscrossed the country in an all out sprint towards the finish line. >> we have almost forgotten what a real recovery looks like and what americans can achieve when we limit government instead of the limiting the dreams of our fellow americans and that is about to change. [ applause ] >> romney ended his day in colorado, but i started across the country in new hampshire and then appeared in iowa and ohio. polls show mitt romney and president obama running neck- and-neck. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy, not changed. refusing to answer questions about details of your policies until after the election, that has definitely not changed. >> president had some star power, singer john mellencamp and kate walsh opened for him in iowa and singer katy perry appeared. >>> there were long lines of voters in the critical swing state in ohio. president obama's re-election campaign had gone to court to chala plan by ohio to cut back on early voting. supreme court denied ohio's request, handing a victory to democrats who believe ear
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
black. you can see the passion -- this guy is someone who loves his country. if you took obama, he would fail. that is the fact because mitt romney has a vision for this country. use what you have to give it what you want. this idea of global thing -- you don't want to promote america but china and the rest, we -- really look at this guy. he is laying out his plan. it makes him look at like it is not real and there are very few plants that serve -- very few blacks that support mitt romney. the media tries to make it look like the blacks are all for obama. >> how did you vote in 2008? >> everybody wanted change and everybody went for obama. >> you voted for president obama in 2008? >> yes. we were deceived. you can't fool everybody at the same time. >> we do want to check twitter -- a couple of responses. this was in response to an earlier call from connecticut -- massachusetts records started with massachusetts in deficit and and in surplus. another view -- president obama wants to bring a assault weapon ban. how can you vote for someone that based on an ad blitz? it just the issues. wel
PBS
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am PST
couple in this country. >> now that president obama has come out in favor of gay marriage, bishop jackson and others want their congregations to deny the president their vote. >> just because somebody's skin is black, you're going to support an anti-god, anti-gospel agenda? no wonder you can't get a job. beware, my christian friend, you should not vote for barack obama. >> reverend braxton believes that the reason that many african-americans oppose gay marriage has to do with their history of being denied the right to marry as slaves. >> when you are disallowed a right and you are requesting to get the right, one of the best ways to do that in the face of those who hold power is to show that you are morally respectable. and so heterosexual marriage and lifting up the family, that is the morally respectable way. and anything that deviates from that may in fact bring again upon us that whole cycle of shame and violence, and that is so deep in african-american culture. >> most african-americans are against gay marriage. even so, the percentage of african-americans who support gayarri
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
or not the country is better off now than it would've been, had obama not been president. we were in a deep recession. and president obama's having the difficulty of having to make the argument that, "things are better than they would have been, had i not done what i have done." but they're still not what they ought to be. and that's a tough case for the incumbent. and governor romney's exploiting it every inch of the way. >> my favorite whopper was when paul ryan said that the reason that they don't want to say howt they will chan the loopholes is because they'll be attacked.h people will say mean things about them. and that democrats and republicans won't be able to work together. "joe biden is partisan but i, paul ryan, know what real bipartisanship is all about." this from the most ruthless, relentless, disciplined right wing unified front that i believe the nation has ever seen. this is the person who is saying, "bipartisanship is what we're all about. and you democrats don't understand what that means." >> yeah, but there's, there's one other thing. sometimes you sin by omissio
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 2:00am EDT
in this position because president obama put a great emphasis across the country. i recommend to people he had a piece in the examiner. i found the thing he wrote up today. >> what do you tell!b us? do you have to wait to read it?. >> romney people feel they have a certain amount of momentum in ohio. you talk to them, mayor, you know pushing hard this early voting thing they think is helping them. that they're going to keep the lead small enough so they'll win on election day. so if you talk to the romney people they know what is going on. >> i think it doesn't make sense obama can hold off romney in wisconsin you're seeing a surge in polls for mitt romney you're seeing him probably going to take florida in most of the battle grounds. and i don't know why in and and scott walker earlier this summer by the national party hundreds and paul ryan saying i just don't know how they couldn't win wisconsin. if you look, it's tied oof 20 seconds, steve on your home state of wisconsin. >> it's a fact there is a dry run on june 5th. i think it suggests wisconsin is in play. if they make ef
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT
crystal clear that the choice that president barack obama is putting in front of the country and why they are discouraged or confused and that's why building the relationship and the block cap pens and volunteers that are pulling the vote, driving with vans to get people to early vote in ohio and milwaukee as we speak. it's so incredibly critical. >> mary kay, jamal simmons, thank you both for your time tonight. >> thank you. >>> coming up, uncovering the republican effort to suppress the vote in florida. there's a leak to the ugly past and we're revealing it tonight. the chairman of the florida republican party tells it all. next. [ male announcer ] red lobster's hitting the streets to tell real people about our new 15 under $15 menu. oh my goodness! oh my gosh, this looks amazing! that's a good deal! [ man ] wow! it is so good! [ male announcer ] our new maine stays! 15 entrees under $15, seafood, chicken and more! oo! the tilapia with roasted vegetables! i'm actually looking at the wood grilled chicken with portobello wine sauce. you so fascinated by the prices, you keep rambling
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 2:00am EDT
in mud. they questioned 21,000 people in 21 countries. a third preferred obama and 9% favored romney. that's 50 to 9. that's a difference of a lot. the prince was obama's strongest supporters fold by australians and his fellow kenyans. pakistan gave a slight edge to the mitster. nickelodeon said the president received 65% of the kids pick the president on-line vote. meanwhile for the latest on national and swing state polls let's go to hmc. >> that is my kind of happy meal, imogen. >> very very much, that was a nice, lovely flattering -- >> you are child like and you are european. >> i don't think are you supposed to call british people european. >> no, you are sometimes. >> i don't think you guys like it. >> sometimes. carry on, greg. >> no surprise that the europeans would favor obama. he is their cup of tea, isn't he? did you see how i said that? cup of tea because he is british? that's my improve class. >> here is the thing. foreigners don't have to live with obama all the time. americans loved blair way more than we loved blair in the uk. however, and i know you will agree with
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
measure workers currently on disability all time high in this country. during president obama's term an average of almost 1,000 disability claims every day have been put on the books. here now to explain why, fox news business anchor lou dobbs. okay. look, we know that people get hurt on the job. >> sure. >> or they have debilitating diseases and they can't work anymore. that's a fact. but now it's the highest level in history and we're supposed to have the best medicine in the world so what's going on? >> there is only one logical explanation. and as people have looked at this, is it's risen 20% under the total number of dependents receiving disability. there is only one plausible explanation. and that is that the administration has made dependency a watch word of its administration. and, therefore, they have reduced the standards forever people. >> bill: so it's easier to get disability. >> it is much easier. and always it had been up until 2009 a very difficult process to win federal disability. under the ssi regulations. and it is now it's exploded. >> bill: more people doing it
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
obama to ask for revenge. governor romney asking to vote for love of country. a very sharp contrast. this gets back to their desire. their assessment they need to still energize core democratic voters. in your poll today, george, there is a difference in intensity between self-identified republicans and self-identified democrats. by 6 percentage points. republicans they're certain to vote relative to the democrats. and what i hear from the president is kind of an energizing the base message. governor romney has a much bigger message that resonates strongly with the undecided out there. >> ed gillespie, thanks for your time this morning. >> thank you. >>> our powerhouse roundtable is standing by. that conversation kicks off in just 90 seconds. ♪ [ male announcer ] navigating your future can be daunting without a financial plan. at pacific life, we can give you the tools to help you achieve financial independence. for more than 140 years, pacific life has assisted families and businesses in meeting their goals, even in uncertain economic times. let us help protect the things that yo
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for america to settle. we're four days away from a fresh stuart. >> in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering ain't it. >> danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> unemployment is sure to be one of the hot topics as the candidates swing through the battleground of virginia in the last few days before the election president obama is scheduled to hold a rally in bristol tomorrow night with former president bill cline toned and singer dave matthews. mitt romney will be in fairfax monday at george mason university. >>> a judge heard argument today over policy for poll workers. both parties have poll watchers and they are typically there to answer any questions voters have about what's on the ballot. a ruling is expected before tuesday, election day. >>> the most recent polls show the senate race between george allen and tim kaine too close to call in virginia. a survey just wednesday by roanoke college gives allen a five-point edge but another poll released the same day by cbs
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
obama country. i live on the upper west side of manhattan. >> and they're calm. >> no, they're not. not particularly calm, but it's because they believe this is a really important election. they think mitt romney would be a disaster for the country. so yeah, i think there's -- they still have confidence in the president, but they're worried that it's as close as it is this close to the election. >> i think there may be a shock, mika, that it's kind of like you, the first time it hits you after the first debate that mitt romney could actually win this thing. it was actually pretty shocking to you. >> shocking. we've got to go to a break, but now you have this massive storm coming. and who knows what will be left in its wake. and that could change everything. so adding to the uncertainty now, the potential natural disaster. our conversation with senior white house adviser valerie jarrett is ahead. also, connecticut -- >> it was great. >> that was fun. we had a very good time in new hampshire. >> you know what was kpoiting, too, watching valerie with the president on stage, it's like
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
. you won't remember anything. is it possible that obama and romney could both win and split running the country on alternating days? >> it's happened in a number of times. in the united states in the 40s. fdr governed with grandfather's friend. nobody knows that. rick, an unknown rascal. no. it's like a beatles record not a herman hermit's record. obama is going to win. i think piling nate silver and all these people. it seems like he is right. >> greg: do you think it's close or not even close? >> i think it's close but not as close as lot of pundits are letting on. dick morris says it's going to be landslide for homicidal. i don't know what planet dick morris is living on. i just choose the opposite. i know he is friend of yours. >> greg: we go wai back, we lived in a camper for six years, it didn't work out. bernie, do you agree? >> now that governor christie has stuck his share in mitt romney it's going to be an obama landslide. i just wonder this nate silver came out of no one. not only is dork but degenerate gambler and probably not. i'm sure he does. [ laughter ] >> thank you
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2012 3:00am EST
love of country. >> here's exactly what president obama said in springfield ohio. >> don't boo, vote. vote. voting is the best revenge. >> that was a riff on what president obama says every time the crowd boos when they hear the name mitt romney. the president says don't boo, vote. this time he tossed in, okay, a line with the word revenge in it. of course, revenge was probably not the best word choice, but it was truly just a throwaway line. the romney campaign, what do they do? they wasted no time capitalizing on the word revenge. in an 11th hour attempt to change the subject, the republican candidates have both gone to pennsylvania in the past 24 hours because they see that ohio is sthripg away. we want to know what you think tonight. will romney's last minute attacks on president obama work? text a for yes, text b for no to 622639. you can always leave a comment at our blog at ed.msnbc.com. >> one of the big hurd els that president obama has right now is to get white working male os his side. how do you see that playing out from what you've been able to see on the ground in ohio.
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president has been all over the country for obama. he's lost his voice he's working so hard. here he was in florida today. let's take a look. five stops down there. >> what president obama is saying, look at me, i'm always willing to work with republicans, i work with governor christie in new jersey on sandy. i tried to work with him on the budget. i tried to work with him on health care. and what they say is we'll work with the democrats if you put us in charge. now, that's the message, and -- you just have to decide whether you think that's a good here it is, quote, "washington post," through all the flip-flops there's been one consistency in the campaign of republican presidential nominee mitt romney. a contempt for the electorate. how else to explain his refusal to disclose essential information, how other than an assumption that voters are too dim to remember what mr. romney has said across the years and months, to account for his breathtaking ideological shifts. within limits all candidates say and do what they have to say and do to win. mr. romney by contrast seems to be be
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
were several messages that came through in the last couple of days that were favorable for obama. most important is bipartisanship. everybody in the country knows it was a democratic president and a republican governor. people want to see the parties working together. this indicated, contrary to what romney's saying, obama can work across the aisle though there's no aisle in new york city. >> somebody backing him -- >> people argue for years about whether chris christie sold out romney, whatever. the point is, the images of the parties working together. the role of government, the premise of the romney campaign is that we need small government, let the private sector do it. he actually said in a cnn debate to john king, privatize fema. >> right. >> consider turning it over the states. imagine if the states had no backing from washington in this crisis. imagine where they would be. so that's a subtext. i also think that the whole question of infrastructure and first responders and you know these -- >> government employees. >> -- government employees dewried by the republican party
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
policies as george w. bush which president obama has argued is exactly what got the country into the financial mess that it was in during the recession. tamron. >> kristen, speaking of change, the president has modified his stump speech according to david axelrod, a more affirmative tone, but also pointing out the vision of what they say they are fighting for. >> reporter: right. he had this new riff today, if you will, tamron, basically saying we have more work to do. he laid out what he has accomplished in terms of recovering the auto industry, improving the economy, getting osama bin laden, but also said, look, there's still a lot more work to be done. he repeated that phrase over and over again. essentially saying, give me four more years, and we will continue to get the work done that we started. we expect them to make a similar speech here when he arrives in this key battleground state of nevada. i'm told that eva longoria will be introducing him. she has, of course, been one of his big surrogates. she's helped rally latino voters. that is going to be key if he is to win on tue
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
defeat president obama is a battle for this country's freedom. at a rally with mitt romney in florida today, they had that state's former republican governor, jeb bush, talking about president obama as a failure, his failure to bring this country together. at the same event, we had a republican state congressman tell parents that they should threaten to take halloween candy away from any children of obama supporters that they know tonight. he suggested it. i think the idea was he said that obama is a redistributionist, and so you can scare kids and their obama-supporting parents about redistribution if you steal the kids' candy. that was the tenor of the romney campaign today. even as they told the press corps that they were going to be very respectful and nonpartisan and refrain from attacking the president today. it was just a remarkable, remarkable day. a remarkable decision. i mean, president obama is expected to restart his campaign schedule tomorrow. but mr. romney did not want to wait for that. he started his campaign events today. i'm sorry, are you stuck doing something else?
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
candidates. >> barack obama should be the next president. >> reporter: and in ohio, ann romney got emotional as she asked for votes. >> we have come to know this country on such an extraordinary level. and i can't even tell you how much i love it. >> reporter: yesterday, new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. the independent mayor has been critical of both the president and mitt romney. but he said sandy changed his thinking and that president obama will take action on climate change. rob and sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tuesday night, let abc be your place for live up-to-the-minute results with george stephanopoulos and diane sawyer. >>> the former president of penn state has been charged with a cover-up in the jerry sandusky scandal. graham spanier is accused of perjury, obstruction and child endangerment. his lawyers say the facts don't support the charges. and says the governor is behind what they call a politically-motivated frame-up. >>> and here's a wild scene across the state of montana as police chase a wanted man from virginia. the
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:30am EST
. >> the country rejected the republican party when they did it, and they shouldn't when owe palm does worse. >> a little -- obama does worth. >> a little late. >> dump bush? >> we'll be right back with predictions. >> he next tuesday, the nation goes to the polls, which ticket will win? barack obama and joe biden, or mitt romney and paul ryan? or will it be a tie? 269 electrical votes, to 269 electoral votes. pat buchanan? >> the heart says romney/ryan, and head says too close to call, but i'm going to predict that romney/ryan will win all the 11 states of the old con fed racy, and barely win ohio and colorado, and he'll win with just over 270 electoral votes. >> obama biden will win with over 300 electoral votes, it will be a democratic senate, warren will win in massachusetts, and democrats will have 54 seats in the senate. >> i have to say i think this country really needs a change in leadership, given what's happened in the last four years, but i believe that owe -- obama will be reelected, it will be a close race, and ohio will make the difference, if romney carries ohio -- >> qu
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, blaming, attacking, dividing. >> the most partisan president? someone who is dividing the country? what a joke. how about this picture? president obama coming together with a republican governor to tackle the damage from hurricane sandy. need another image, here's another. he's our country leader comforting a jersey resident hit by the storm. need proof of this president being a uniting figure? here's the tape. >> the president has been all over this. the president has been outstanding. i appreciate that type of leadership. >> but it wasn't just that kind of leadership that sets president obama apart in this natural disaster. he exposes how wrong the romney ticket is about the role of government. we're better together, not apart, not alone. and today, yet another romney argument disintegrating. he argued today's jobs report is, quote, a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. a standstill? we've had 32 straight months of private sector job growth. that's nearly 5 1/2 million jobs. president obama took us back from the brink of an economic catastrophe. that's leadership.
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 11:00am PST
for president obama in virginia yesterday talked about bringing this country together and crossing all of ace diversity. then he added the military is less racist and less homophobic than it used to be. we'll be right back. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces mbine [ female announcer ] new with fresh ingredientsers. to make amazing home-cooked meals. to make amazing why let constipation stry miralax.? mirlax worksdifferently than other laxatives. it dws water into your colon to unblock your system naturally. don't wait to fe great. miralax.
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 2:00pm EST
democrat but first as an american. you have watched what has happened in this country over the last four years with an independent voice. you hope president obama would live up to his promise to bring people together to solve big problems but he hasn't. and i will. [ cheers and applause ] >>> let me tell you why he fell so short of what he promised. it's because he cared more about a liberal agenda than he did about repairing economy. did obamacare create new jobs? >> no. >> did his war on coal, oil and gas create more jobs? >> no. >> did his dodd-frank regulations make it easier for banks to make loans? >> no. >> does raising taxes put people to work? >> no. >> did his avalanche of new regulations help small business? >> no. >> you got it right. almost every measure he took hurt the economy and hurt our fellow americans, 23 million americans are struggling to find a good job. one in six are poor today. the middle-class even those that have a job, the middle-class is being squeezewood lower take home pay and higher cost for insurance and gasoline and for food and clothes. i spoke ye
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
out the vote across the country and right here in ohio will make all the difference tuesday. president obama ahead by just one point tonight. and look at the map. heading into the weekend, governor romney making 14 stops, seven battleground states, the president, 14 stops, eight states. and nowhere have they been more than ohio. tonight, our countdown clock is on and so is our powerhouse political team. we're going to begin tonight with our seen your white house correspondent jake tapper in cincinnati. >> reporter: as the candidates crisscross battleground states, it's as if they're on different planets. both pitches combinations of soaring rhetoric and needy cries to not buy what the others are selling. >> he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we build, we aspire. we dream. we can do better. >> their bet is on your cynicism. but florida, my bet is on you and your hope. >> reporter: to appeal to undecided voters, sick of d.c. dysfunction, both candidates are cloaking themselves in bipartisan robes. >> i'll endeavor to find those good men and women on both sides o
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 8:30am EDT
are all proud of our country. we all support the military. i would never say president obama supports military ever is less than it romney does. that is true on down the line. there are differences in how we conduct foreign policy. there are differences in how we handle the military and how we handle service personnel, as well as acquiring materials they needs -- they need. of this case republicans have the better of it. when president obama talks about the navy at the lowest level in nearly 100 years, it is not right to lock him for that. that is a serious discussion about our ability to project power around the world and do what america needs to do to protect its interest. with regard to military voted, i could not agree with you more. this has been a problem for years, and it is about time we got it fixed. our men and women are serving in harm's way all over the globe. every two-four years we have the issue of getting balance to them in getting back in time to be counted. i think the very least we can do to make sure those men and women are cared for in their boat is cherished. we
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
a -- it is plane in critical areas of the country. both the obama and romney m cay pains reaching a huge chunk of the electorat. 22% of likely voters say they have been contacted by the obama campaign and 23% by the rom thee campaign. but are they gaining targeted voters. let's bring in our political panel. the president of new heights communication and former spokesperson for the democratic governor howard dean of vermont. and the former campaign manager for huckabee for president. christie, is the time for persuasion when you get down to. it is it over? >> i cooperate have said it better myself, yes. 10 days out the time for persuasion is over. we have had all of the major game-changing moments in the campaign already. we had the conventions, the debates and even the primary. now all it comes down to say for some late-breaking gaff from the candidate like richard murdoch's comments on rape this past week. it is going to be about getting out the people who you know will vote for you and may or may not get to the polls. >> you noah lot about the process here because you were involve
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
showing a large obama lead. we rumble toward november 6th with most of the country certain their guy is leading and their ideology is about to be vindicated leaving the left and the right like two mac trucks racing toward each other, impact is certain, pain is assured. no matter who wins, half of the country will walk away dazed and hurt and angry and certain the election is gist one more fact they need not take as legitimate because it doesn't fit the narrative they prefer. in '08 obama won by 7 points. after a close election, poll trutherism could morph into election trutherism and in an attempt to secede where 49% of the country acts on the feeling they don't need to respect the president. right now the american family doesn't know how to agree to disagree. we are the divided states of america. art of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ male announcer ] you start your day... love you, too. ...thinking about what's impor
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
trying to move this country into a far extreme direction, it is not going to happen. >> president obama has an ad for connecticut's chris murphy. is the race closer? >> i think it is closer. i think what will happen in connecticut as well as in massachusetts, you know, these senate races, you know, it is not just in indiana and missouri where these candidates have hurt themselves and hurt the republican party. these have a hangover effect. and i think because, you know, a lot of moderate voters, one democratic base voters get mobilized, moderate voters get alienated. that's why i think senator brown will lose that seat. >> is barack obama a pretty good guy to talk about on the campaign trail with the job growth and a good report that just came out on friday today? >> depends where you are. i say in a lot of places he's much better to have on the campaign trail than he probably was a month or two ago, right? because everyone likes to have a good jobs news but particularly when you're talking about places like ohio, and wisconsin, you know, that's -- he's more, i think, welcome there than
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
campaign kicked back into high gear late in week in the wake of hurricane sandy with president obama and mitt romney making their final pitches to swing state voters. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. the very same policies we've been cleaning up after for the past four years. >> attacking me does not create an agenda for him. we actually have a plan to get this economy going. >> paul: and joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist and deputy editor dan henninger, political diary editor jason riley, james freeman and washington columnist kim strassel. >> any evidence that hurricane sandy is going to affect this race? >> i think, yes, i think it might, in the sense that -- i think one of the big elements in the race is the level of enthusiasm on both sides. my strong sense, paul, this is an enthusiasm deficit on the democratic side. >> paul: all the polls show that. >> all the polls show that and i think it's a going to be a determining factor, now, new jersey, new jers
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
-- it's on obama's racket. i'm struck by the way in which romney as he presents himself to the country is different from the way that he was demonized early in this campaign by the obama advertising. people see him in the debates, it turns out that he's a likable guy. and chris: i agree with that. >> and sounding moderate, cheerful and optimistic and positive. that's a very different -- >> and for a reversal -- chris: they weren't ready for jekyll. they were selling hyde. >> my gut tells me no, partly baurgs the economic message has moved away from him in the accepts that using greece and some of these countries as a scare tactic to say this is why we need to force government spending cuts and people are reassessing that and realize the damage that it does become, even on wall street becoming more skeptical of what a romney president would mean for growth and the federal reserve. chris: katty. >> i think if you -- if it comes down to ohio, and my hunch is that obama, look at joe's poll, obama is still looking fairly strong in ohio. i guess if you had to put your savings somewhere you woul
MSNBC
Oct 27, 2012 2:00am PDT
naturalized american, born in havana, neither of his parents are american. barack obama has more roots in the united states of america than john sununu does. >> by the way, one of the great ironies of our lives living in america, this country means so much to me, our history is so rich and ironic. african-americans were here for 250 years working for nothing. >> long before some of us came. >> i'm not asking for reparations necessarily, but i have to tell you something, they're there, they were here long before most of us. let me go to this point here about the people speak for romney when he doesn't want to do it. they used to say mickey cohen, the gangster, said if you have a dog, you don't have to bark. look at all these dogs he has out there. trumpy, amazingly successful almost like a figure out of a comic book. guy, downtown business developer in a batman movie. he's an incredibly big shot, so a lot of little guys out there, this makes i think joy's point. a lot of little guys out there, that big shot says he's from kenya, must be something there. really. and then he goes af
PBS
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >>> president obama has yet another figure to throw at voters as he campaigns across the country. the u.s. economy is picking up according to the latest gdp data. commerce department analysts say it grew at an annualized pace of 2% in the third quarter of this year. the latest numbers for the july-to-september period are slightly better than market expectations. the growth rate was 1.3% in the previous quarter. personal consumption grew 2%, a rise from 1.5% growth in the second quarter. people's spending accounts for about 70% of u.s. economic activity. >>> people who use microsoft are getting in touch with the company's latest product. windows 8 is now available. it's the biggest upgrade since 1995. the operating system is designed with both pcs and tablets in mind, and it's offering computer manufacturers a boost as they try to reboot interest in their products. nhk world's daisuke azuma reports. >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, windows 8 went on sale. >> translator: it beats my expectations. it changed my belief of what a pc can do, and i'm so excited. >> reporter: when wind
CW
Nov 2, 2012 9:00pm CDT
, we have more from new york. >> president obama is calling for the country to come together. you can only imagine what families are going through right now. the state of new york is pledging $100 million for relief efforts. we are also beginning to transition to the reconstruction phase he is showing his frustration with utility companies. i want accountability and i want performance he says the storm was worse than anyone expected rescue operations continue for days after sandy. in the hardest-hit areas tempers are running high. >> we are going to die you don't understand. >> new york senator met this woman while visiting a waterlog the neighborhood in s.i.. >> it's killing me what these people have to go through. >> the wafer gasoline can be agonizing. i think it's a shame what is happening. some residents are returning home getting their first glimpse at the damage. sandy could be one of the nation's costliest disasters ever with an economic impact estimated to be as high as $50 billion. with the gas shortages and the long lines we have seen at gas stations some good news, new yor
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> the campaign is out with new ads. >> the president save the auto industry. >> president clinton says mr. obama needs to strike a good tone. >> it would be who both candidates to close on a positive note, making a case for themselves, a case against the other guy. >> tomorrow, the president had to ohio and will be spending the entire day. he has three different campaign stops, underscoring the importance of the buckeye state. let's get a look at mitt romney's final push. >> we saw mitt romney soften his tone during sandy but that has all changed. it is now back to business and game on. >> if i am elected -- a slip of the time in virginia, but he quickly went back into his stump speech and a new line of attack against the president. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> he may appoint a secretary of business. his solution to everything is add another bureaucrat. >> >> there is no question he can win. >> a republican strategist says the best wa
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
obama of this race because they are trying to unite this country and bring about a unifying theme. it's going to be up to the voters to decide whether or not that's the case, but interesting to note that the president is also starting to talk about those themes. he started doing that yesterday. he's expected to do that throughout this weekend, and so it's going to be interesting to watch as both of these candidates sort of recalibrate these messages, you know, fine tune them, hone them for the final few days of this race, randi. >> the battle to be the great uniter certainly is -- is under way. jim acosta, thank you very much. >> you can watch the rest of governor romney's rally on cnn.com where they are streaming it live. >>> thousands of jobs added, but the unemployment rate ticks up in the final jobs report before the election. our christine romans will join us live to take a closer look inside those numbers. begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. ♪ [ ma
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the country and yet people are still feeling like the obama record is lackluster and you look at the recovery still not feeling like it's robust enough. >> and you see it just in the raw consumer confidence numbers. you see consumer confidence trending up and the unemployment rate trending down and you see the deficit dropping year to year. you see things going in the right direction. people have to decide if they want to switch horses and go with a guy who is promising a fundamentally different way to go. if he's sort of an economic austerity, more european style of going or whether you think president obama is turning this thing around. that's the fundamental decision people have to make. >> the weird thing about this election is the country thinks we're in the wrong direction, and i think the most likely outcome is they re-elect everybody. we get a democratic senate, republican house. we get the same government we've had the last four years. and so to me the case that has to be made is we have had a rotten tax code, a dysfunctional politics, how are you going to change that? i hav
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 2:00pm PDT
republican party to know if your voter suppression throughout this beautiful country enables romney to oust barack obama, we will burn this [bleep] down. >> eric: unbelievable. >> dana: it gets worse. >> eric: that is bottom of the barrel. >> bob: it's not obama ad. it's michael moore ad. >> eric: moveon.org. pro-obama. are you kidding me? >> greg: she was only 35, too. "red eye" tonight. we have it tonight and a great line-up. we have ann coulter. what? i'm pitching a fox news show that hasn't been on for two nights, bob. so people know. >> bob: i thought i watched it. >> greg: ann coulter and mcginni s. >> dana: you didn't invite me. >> eric: or me. >> greg: what? >> bob: but ann coulter will be there. >> eric: are you invited? no? >> greg: what do you mean? >> i'll bring the candy. >> eric: his other friends. >> dana: this is something i thought i would bring to greg's attention. bbc news reported this morning there is a wine shortage that could follow poor grape harvest this year. overall protucks expected to fall to just under 250 million hector liters. who says america is in decl
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the republican party to know, if your voter suppression throughout this beautiful country enables romney to oust barack obama... we will burn this [bleep] down. >> so, what do you think? is this ad offensive, effective or something else? go to gretawire.com and tell us. we are back in 2 minutes. if we [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't knowt yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. you walk into conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. ... now you
FOX
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing the country to get the vote out. the president will campaign in ohio, wisconsin and virginia. they are aimed at drawing big crowds. bill clinton is campaigning for him and bruce springsteen and jay-z. >>> there was political star power with romney during a stop in ohio. he was joined by his wife, paul ryan and former mayor rudy giuliani. >> accomplishing real change is not something that i just talk about. it's something that i've done. it's what i'm going to do whether i'm president of the united states with your help. romney promised to cut spend and he warnings there could be another government shut down if president obama is re-elected. >>> we want to give you a look at some key battleground states. we have nevada, colorado, iowa, michigan, ohio, new hampshire, and virginia, eight swing states. and according to the latest polls, take a look at the numbers. in these states, the president hold a four point lead over mitt romney. and those are five out of eight states. you can see some of the numbers. nevada is 45 to 55% and similar n
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, who can they trust? >> barack obama should be the next president. >> and in ohio, ann romney got emotional as she asked for votes. >> we have come to know this country on an extraordinary level. i can't tell you how much i love it. >> michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. he had been critical of the president and mitt romney. today he said hurricane sandy reshaped his thinking and president obama will take action on climate change. >> a record number of californians now registered to vote in the election. 18 million people are eligible to cast ballots breaking the previous record set in 2009. the election officials say as many as half will vote by mail. >> the santa clara county registrar's office is ready for tuesday's election. a staff of volunteers and stand bys are signed up to help. officials say so far 31% of the nearly 600,000 vote by mail alts have already been returned for processing. >> that tells us there are thousands of ballots out there. we need to get them here as quickly as possible. >> to help those ballots getting in quickly the registrar will be open for
MSNBC
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
this country for 12 years. we are an evenly divided country. the obama election in 2008 was a little bit of an exception because of the disaster in the bush years. you said we've gone back to the default or steady state. we've gone back to where we were in 2000. there's a story in the new york post how there might be a split. what does that remind you of? how many different ways can journalists and others talk about that story after 12 years. >> one thing on the momentum story, when they do that, they're playing against each other. they're leaving voters out of the equation. they're trying to convince each other they have momentum. in 2000 bush made a big deal of making a play in california. literally, that was playing to the gore team to get them to devote resources to places they didn't need to devote resources. nothing about voters. >> that's the strategic aim. there's a finite set of resources and you are deploying that in a strategic party in terms of do you put the marginal dollar in ohio, nevada, colorado. psyching them out has some actual value. >> he raises a very important
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
coming here. their numbers are capped because of the 7% per country limit. it doesn't make sense. >> go ahead, john. >> obama, when he would speak at facebook or linkedin events this is one of the issues he would talk about but he would kind of dance around the topic because of the sensitivity of it. that's the frustration. >> i'm not happy with our president because he's been coming to silicon valley promising to take care of silicon valley and then he goes back home and says we need comprehensive immigration reform. in other words, give me all or nothing. unless we solve the problems of the unskilled you're not going to get the skilled problem solved. i'm not happy with any of our politicians right now. >> vivek wadhwa, thank you for being with us. my next guest doesn't want to start a business. he wants to start 1,000 of them. >>> welcome back to "press: here." we've been talking about entrepreneurship this morning. my next guest got his start early in entrepreneurship, selling t-shirts as part of junior achievement in high school. adeo ressi then created one of the first inte
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
obama is not the man to lead the country for another four years years. >> you see he's reelected you're going to have the status quo. he calls it forward, i call it forewarned. >> romney is off to florida while ryan continues to campaign in ohio. >> it's always america is in decline, america is not in decline, you're in denial. >> reporter: as for the democrats, vice president joe biden hit the trail in ohio, president obama spent the day in washington, d.c. >>> and coming up in eight minutes we sit down with a group of northern california voters, what's on their minds as they pick a president and help shape the future of the nation. >>> more bad news tonight for hockey fans what we've learned about plans for a full nhl season. the giants in detroit later in sports what ryan vogelsan had to say about starting tomorrow in game three. >> i'm going to have the forecast for game three, i think you're going to be surprised on how cool the temperatures are going to be and of course we have the bay area weekend, see you back here in a few minutes, police are on the scene of a shooting t
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
guitarist mike mccready on why the country needs to vote to keep obama care. 't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ how did i get here? dumb luck? or good decisions? ones i've made. ones we've all made. about marriage. children. money. about tomorrow. here's to good decisions. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. it's been 72 hours and mitt romney remains silent on indiana senate candidate richard mourdock. he said at a debate that pregnancies that result from rape are a gift from god. and mitt romn
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
coming back, but he knows how torn the country is. >> it is difficult to be excited about obama if you have not worked. i love obama. i understand the appeal of romney in this situation. >> reporter: like voters everywhere, he is tired of the campaign. >> obama has been here more than celine dion has. >> reporter: but hopeful that americans win. >> this is not a republican or democratic thing, it is a american thing. >> oh, a lot of americans can relate to what louie anderson is saying. miguel marquez joins us from las vegas. i was in las vegas not long ago and i know how hard it was hit by the recession, but sounds like things are coming back, but the question is how strong is the recovery right now? >> yeah. this town is starting to glitter again, but not as glittery as it was. so maybe the most important statistic over the last few days comes from the county of clark county which has 12.3 unemployment at the moment. housing prices for the first time since 2007 have inched up 1%. businesses are starting to hire again here at the stratosphere where they brought in more than 100 people
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